14/03

Workshop on ICTs, journalism and corresponding in Cape Town, South Africa

A five day workshop on the use of ICTs to report issues of local concern was held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 10 to 14 of March 2014. The trainings were conducted by Mrs. Brenda Leonard and benefited 32 participants, including 15 women, from all 5 radio stations under the project in South Africa, plus Mafeteng Community Radio from Lesotho and !aH FM from Namibia. The trainees included board members, correspondents, managers and journalists from the 7 local radio stations.

07/03

Mafeteng Community Radio workshop on journalism and management skills

A whole-week training was delivered to 10 professionals from Mafeteng Community Radio (MCR) in Lesotho. Mr. Thabang Pusoyabone facilitated the workshop from 3 to 7 March 2014, buiding skills on radio editorial programming, reporting issues of local public concern, management, gender-sensitive reporting and income-generation.

26/02

Workshop on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief information in Zambia

UNESCO conducted a workshop in Lusaka, from 25 to 26 February 2014, to enable 17 media professionals (10 women) to communicate effectively about interventions related to humanitarian aid and disaster reporting. The forum provided a unique opportunity for participants to exchange opinions about how to strengthen the communication between media and humanitarian organizations.

25/02

Sauti FM hosts workshops on financial management and sustainability in Kenya

Sauti FM, from Kenya, has now improved knowledge on sustainability. It will facilitate editorial independence and better management. From 20 to 25 February 2014, the radio station hosted workshops on theory and practice of financial planning, management, entrepreneurship and income generation. 

25/02

Workshop on social services and ICTs at Sauti FM, Kenya

UNESCO supported Sauti FM capacity building training, held from 17 to 25 February 2014 in Asembo Bay, Siaya County, Kenya. The training aimed at assisting Sauti FM to provide social services and to use ICTs for local radio broadcasting. It covered the role of correspondents in feeding local news and collecting testimonies; the use of Internet to report on agriculture, health and education; and entrepreneurship and income generation with an emphasis on financial planning and management.

24/02

ICT workshop at Ohangwena Community Radio, Eenhana, Namibia

Ohangwena Community Radio station staff attended a five-days workshop to build skills on ICT to strengthen their local news coverage and the sustainability of their local radio station.

13/02

World Radio Day 2014 celebration and training in Dodoma, Tanzania

On the occasion of World Radio Day 2014, 13 February, UNESCO Dar es Salaam joined the Media Council of Tanzania for an event in the capital city of Dodoma, bringing together over 150 media stakeholders from across the country around this year’s global theme: the role of radio in promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment. 

13/02

World Radio Day 2014 celebration and training in Kisumu county, Kenya

UNESCO celebrated World Radio Day on 13 February 2014 under the theme: Gender Equality in Radio in Kisumu, KenyaThe event brought together 50 participants from Media Houses, Community Radios Stations, Non-Governmental Organizations and Kisumu County Government Officials

13/02

Breeze FM's celebration of World Radio Day 2014

To celebrate World Radio Day 2014, on 13 February 2014, Breeze FM based in Chipata, Zambia, organized radio shows to engage listeners and promote a debate around the celebration's theme for this year: "Gender equality and women's empowerment in radio".

13/02

World Radio Day 2014 celebration in Namibia

On 13 February 2014, MISA Namibia, UNESCO, civil society organisations and numerous radio stations celebrated World Radio Day in Windhoek, Namibia.

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